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Please help me with a Re-build ^^

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January 1, 2011 12:48:42 AM

K so I think something has happened to my Motherboard in my second computer... and rather then just ditch it, I'd like to re-use as many parts as I can ^^

So if you could, please help me pick out a new Motherboard, I would also like to get a new case cause the one I have is just way too big. I know how to change many parts in a computer, but I've never really messed with a motherboard (or power supply) but I would really like to re-build this one as best I can ^^ If you have any videos or stuff that could help, please post these as well (I could always watch them on my main computer while re-building the old one) ^^

Edit: I think I might need to add a new harddrive as well actually.

Here's what in the downed computer right now:

Intel Core 2 Duo E6700 Dual Core Processor LGA775 Conroe 2.67GHZ 1066FSB 4MB Retail
XFX Radeon HD 5750 700MHZ 1GB 4.6GHZ GDDR5 2XDVI HDMI Display Port DIRECTX11 PCI-E Video Card
OCZ SLI-Ready Dual Channel 4096MB PC6400 DDR2 800MHz Memory (2x2048MB) (8 gigs total tho)
Liteon DVD+RW 20X8X16 DVD-RW 20X6X16 DL 8X Lightscribe INT IDE Drive Black DVD Writer OEM
Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 500GB SATA2 3GB/S 7200RPM 16MB Cache NCQ Hard Drive
Thermalright ULTRA-120 Extreme 6 Heatpipe Cooler LGA775 Heatsink
EVGA Nforce 680I SLI LGA775 Conroe ATX DDR2 2PCI-E16 2PCI SATA2 Sound GBLAN 1394 Motherboard
OCZ GameXStream 700W ATX12V 24PIN SLI Ready Active PFC ATX Power Supply 120MM Fan Black
Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium Edition 64BIT DVD OEM
Creative Sound Blaster X-FI Xtreme Audio 24BIT Sound Card 7.1 PCI OEM
Thermaltake VA8003BWS Black ATX Tower Case 10X5.25 2X3.5 6X3.5INT No PS 25CM Fan Window

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January 1, 2011 1:11:53 AM
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January 1, 2011 10:34:20 AM

Any good HD's that I can get that won't kink out? that 7200.10 makes funny noises lool
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January 1, 2011 6:41:26 PM

The Samsung F3 1TB is only $69.99 and is faster than most of the WD hard drives. It's becoming one of the most recommended hard drives.
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January 1, 2011 8:32:49 PM

Sorry to bother again XD I won't be needing 1TB tho since this is just for my second computer.

I'll probably just need maybe 500GB unless theres a plus to having a 1TB besides more space XD (tho I'll take that advice and probably get a 1TB for when i update this computer or get a whole new build) ^^
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January 2, 2011 6:21:01 PM

Sorry to bother once again, this might be the last time before I make this order XD

I'm trying to find these parts on Tigerdirect.ca (I'm in Ontario Canada)

I found the motherboard - http://www.tigerdirect.ca/applications/SearchTools/item...

but thats about all x_X NCIX wasn't of much help either, is there any good Canadian sites that I can order from? (unless you can recommend substitutes of the other parts from http://www.tigerdirect.ca/
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January 2, 2011 7:31:38 PM

You can go to newegg.ca (the Canadian version). The prices are usually a lot better than TigerDirect's here in the States.
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January 10, 2011 6:54:07 AM

Best answer selected by Trunkz_Jr.
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